Time for Less Long-Term Thinking About China

Source: Quillette
by Erik D’Amato

“It is a truism that China’s political class operates on a longer time horizon than those of the West, and for decades Westerners have likewise been encouraged to take the long view when thinking about China. … modern China’s horizons, and the circumstances surrounding its rise to great power status, have in reality always been more short-term.” (09/04/21)